Macron's party wins biggest share of legislative votes: Partial results

He continued: "Next Sunday, the National Assembly will embody the new face of our republic: a strong republic, a unified republic, a republic that listens to everyone, the French Republic". Macron selected Philippe from the mainstream Republican Part... More..

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by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

Southeast Asian groups, like Jemaah Islamiyah in Indonesia and Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, find it easier to connect with Bangladeshi network through stints with IS fighters in Syria and Iraq and solidarity ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Ties with india and Pakistan not zero sum: White House

Since 2008, India and the USA have signed US$15 billion (Dh55.1bn) in defence contracts. Over the course of 10 days, the leader of the world's largest democracy will forge important ties with the leader of th...More..

Home sales rose in May but buyers face sharply rising prices
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Home sales rose in May but buyers face sharply rising prices

Sales of previously owned homes rose just 1.1% in May to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million. Distressed sales were 5% of the total in May, which are down from 6% a year ago. On the month, volum...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

The move comes as a vast operation is under way across the United Kingdom to identify buildings with cladding like that used on the Grenfell Tower fire in north Kensington where a fire killed at least 79 people...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Insurance lobbyists meet GOP staff on ObamaCare repeal

Mike Lee , R-Utah, said in a Facebook video for his constituents. "We're going to make every effort to pass a bill that dramatically changes the current health care law", he told reporters. "That would be a...More..

Saudi navy seizes boat with weapons near offshore oilfield: SPA
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saudi navy seizes boat with weapons near offshore oilfield: SPA

The statement said the boats carried "red and white flags". Iran reported the incident with the other two boats on Saturday, while Saudi Arabia didn't offer their own version of the events until Monday, whe...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Rosenstein was likely referring to the possibility that Mueller would investigate whether Sessions violated his recusal or whether Comey's firing might have been an effort to obstruct justice. Rosenstein's l...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Rosenstein wrote a three-page memo on May 9 criticizing Comey for his handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private server while in office. Speaking ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Rosenstein - in charge because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation - then appointed Mueller as special counsel....More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Dozens killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

That attack came just days after three US soldiers were killed and another wounded during a joint US-Afghan military operation in the same region. Earlier reports suggested USA soldiers had been killed, but o...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Disturbance to reach the Gulf of Mexico; chance of development increases

As of Saturday afternoon we are still watching a broad area of unorganized showers in the Gulf of Honduras. There's a good chance a tropical cyclone could develop in the Gulf of Mexico this week, but Harris...More..

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

So senators, step aside, stop interrupting and let the woman do her job. Being a black woman in a white-male dominated US Congress is tough but Senator Harris continues to be a star. Mr Sessions testif...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville and joins us now. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP ) - For three months, James T. Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where us la...More..

Virginia shooter James T. Hodgkinson killed
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Virginia shooter James T. Hodgkinson killed

My son, Jack, got under an SUV. Authorities have not yet confirmed a motive for the shooting . He was also a member of several anti-GOP Facebook groups, including "Terminate the Republican Party" and "Th...More..

Pentagon sees more
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pentagon sees more "agility" with new power on Afghan troops levels

The "Taliban had a good year last year, they are trying to have a good one this year", Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing about the Pentagon's budget. Speaking on condition of anonymit...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

TN leaders and lawmakers react to congressional baseball practice shooting

His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats . De...More..

Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea

North Korea has touted its drone program in recent years, and South Korean officials believe its military has about 300 drones. The bombastic player - who once wore a wedding dress to promote one of his boo...More..

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Though both it and Saudi Arabia practice an ultra-conservative form of Sunni Islam called Wahhabism, Qatar allows women to drive and foreigners to drink alcohol. The ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and the United...More..

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

Thousands of people chanting "love trumps hate" have marched through the streets of Washington in a celebration of LGBTQ pride that also carried a message aimed at the U.S. "We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, t...More..

United Nations jobs posting: Seeking employee in
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

United Nations jobs posting: Seeking employee in "Jerusalem, Palestine"

Education Minister Naftali Bennett publicly stated what has in more recent years become the position of a growing majority of Israelis-namely that a united Jerusalem under Israeli control is more important ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

President Trump had earlier said, "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people who are going through such challenging times". In a statement release...More..

Melania, Barron joins Trump in White House
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Melania, Barron joins Trump in White House

The first lady is looking forward to the memories in her new home. There have been more awkward moments between Melania Trump and her family. Arguably, her biggest public outing came last month when she a...More..

First ever death penalty for blasphemy on social media in Pakistan
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

First ever death penalty for blasphemy on social media in Pakistan

Taimoor Raza, who belongs to the minority Shia sect in the Sunni-dominant country, was arrested a year ago following an online argument about Islam with someone who turned out to be a counterterrorism agent. ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Specifically, the board will determine whether the incident was the result of bad intelligence or the ground or pilot error. In keeping with the enforcement of military rule in the southern region, Mr. A video ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Scottish SNP Lost Votes Due to Plans to Hold New Independence Referendum

But given the scale of the SNP's recent triumphs, Thursday's vote was a sizable setback for a party unused to such hindrances. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said plans for a second referendum were a "s...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Comey: Lynch Asked Him to Call Clinton Investigation 'a Matter'

McCain later released a statement , joking that "maybe going forward I shouldn't stay up late watching the Diamondbacks night games". "I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today we...More..

President Trump honors fallen soldiers, lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

President Trump honors fallen soldiers, lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by the families and loved ones they left behind. Trump specifically honored former Sen. "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable. any...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Alonso says he will quit F1 if season expands to 25 races

A follow-up question was asked a few minutes later, requesting clarification on what Alonso had said about leaving McLaren . Previously, Alonso had said he wanted McLaren to show him they had a winning aut...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Qatar Points to 'Fake News' Amid Diplomatic Crisis

The U.S. military began moving into Al Udeid not long after the September 11 terror attacks when Saudi Arabia asked the Americans to leave. "The president underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council ...More..

British Soccer Fan Stabbed Eight Times While Fighting Three Knife-Wielding Terrorists
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

British Soccer Fan Stabbed Eight Times While Fighting Three Knife-Wielding Terrorists

Larner, from Peckham, southeast London, is now recuperating in St. Thomas's hospital intensive care unit in central London, where he recounted to British newspaper the Sun the moment the group smashed the doo...More..

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Chapman's Peak Drive between Noordhoek and Hout Bay was closed‚ there were reports of rockfalls on Clarence Drive between Gordon's Bay and Rooi Els‚ and power failed at the Huguenot Tunnel‚ leading to a ban on ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Syracuse champ Ava Propper still flawless at Scripps National Spelling Bee

The national preliminaries had 71 students misspell words, leaving 188 competitors to be whittled down based on written tests. She's one of 40-students vying for the $40,000 grand prize. "A class of particles a...More..

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

On social care, Corbyn said £2bn per year would go to cover the "immediate crisis" and promised £800mln towards pension credit for the so-called Waspi women who have missed out as a result of the increase i...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin poses a bigger threat to national security than ISIS. Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load ...More..

G7 Leaders Vow to Cut Off Sources of Terrorist Financing - Statement
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

G7 Leaders Vow to Cut Off Sources of Terrorist Financing - Statement

Terrorism was pushed to the top of the G7 summit agenda after a suicide bomber claimed 22 lives and wounded dozens others when he blew himself up at a concert by American singer, Ariana Grande , in the Britis...More..

Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee

Now, she's headed to Washington , D.C. for the national competition. The last 10 National Spelling Bee winners were Indian-Americans who participated in the foundation's spelling bee. She attends Winship E...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

While US president Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism he refused to endorse a major accord on climate change . Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerte...More..

Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'

Trump was far more solicitous toward the autocratic king of Saudi Arabia earlier in the week, telling him and other leaders of Muslim-majority countries - many of them not democratically elected - that he was n...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

The Israeli intelligence community was less tactful, using words like " horrifying " to describe an American president who shared Israel's most sensitive intelligence findings with Russian Federation. UPI in...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

In its order indicating provisional measures, which was adopted unanimously, the Court also stated that the Pakistan Government shall inform it of all measures taken in implementation of that order. The s...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Ariana Grande tweets heartfelt message to the victims of the Manchester attack

The White House had no immediate comment on the Manchester decision. The New York Times published yesterday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to h...More..

President Trump wrapping up his first global trip on Saturday
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

President Trump wrapping up his first global trip on Saturday

Trump will spend Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily, bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to Europe. He said in a speech in Saudi Arabi...More..

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

The schism seems to have been opened by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America first" agenda. Trump was attending the G7 summit in the Italian island town of Taormina , where leaders of the world's seven l...More..

Senate panel threatens Flynn with criminal contempt over subpoenas
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Senate panel threatens Flynn with criminal contempt over subpoenas

He said he saw intelligence suggesting that Russian Federation wanted to use Trump campaign officials, wittingly or not, to help in that effort. Earlier this week, Flynn's lawyers said he would refuse separat...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

The president of the Philippines has come under fire for joking about rape in a speech to soldiers. Duterte has dealt with separatist unrest during his 22 years as mayor of Davao, Mindanao's biggest cit...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

President Donald Trump placed a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, becoming the first sitting US president to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites . In the past few years, we see an attempt ...More..

Wbbse.org, Schools9 Declared West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result Online
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Wbbse.org, Schools9 Declared West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result Online

The Official Body WBBSE will most likely officially declare results in May 27th. These WB 10th Results 2017 are for the exams that were conducted during Feb 24 and March 4, 2017. These are the tentative dates...More..

FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents

The memo contained a summary of the email, in which Wasserman Schultz supposedly described how Loretta Lynch, the attorney general, had privately assured a Clinton staffer during the campaign that the Justice...More..