• Trump tweets Comey 'worst' Federal Bureau of Investigation leader
Trump tweets Comey 'worst' Federal Bureau of Investigation leader

The department's inspector general report , while critical of the FBI and Comey personally, did not find evidence that political bias tainted the investigation of Clinton's email practices in the months and days leading up to Trump's election.

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  • Iranians Celebrate Eid al-Fitr
Iranians Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Ramadan , the ninth month of the Islamic calendar , is the month in which the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, according to Islamic belief. The solemn festival is a specific day on which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Click through the most stunning pictures of Hajj 2017. The festival will be celebrated tomorrow in the southern ...

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  • Trump distances self from Michael Cohen as raided docs are analyzed
Trump distances self from Michael Cohen as raided docs are analyzed

Michael Cohen paid $130,000 in hush money to Daniels right before the 2016 presidential election. The court filing offers no information about the content of the messages or how authorities managed to obtain them. The government has agreed that all the material be reviewed by Cohen by June 25. In the footnote of the order, the judge admonish...

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  • European Union and United Nations urge Italy, Malta to accept drifting migrant boat
European Union and United Nations urge Italy, Malta to accept drifting migrant boat

Both Italy and Malta had come under increasing worldwide pressure to allow the migrant rescue ship to dock, and they continued to argue over who was responsible. "Saving lives is a duty, turning Italy into a huge refugee camp is not". The official, who asked not to be identified, said that Italy would not open its ports to the Aquarius .

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  • Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go home
Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go home

Kilauea's eruption is its most destructive in modern times, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said. Bob Fenton, FEMA administrator for the region, said assessments are taking place to determine if renters and homeowners will be eligible for individual FEMA assistance, which would offer payouts averaging $4,000 and maxing out at $34,000.

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  • Merits of splitting California into 3 debated
Merits of splitting California into 3 debated

Congress . The initiative proposes dividing the state into Southern California , from San Diego to Fresno; Northern California , from OR to Santa Cruz County; and California , which would consist of the six counties between Los Angeles and Monterey along the coastline.

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  • Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore for U.S. summit
Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore for U.S. summit

The official media had reported that the two leaders plan to meet, but offered few specifics, including where and when. It heralded the summit as part of a "changed era". Kim was greeted at Singapore's Changi airport by Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Vivian Balakrishnan. The summit, the US-DPRK will be held on June 12 at the C...

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  • Kim summit drew global reaction, with many expressing cautious hope
Kim summit drew global reaction, with many expressing cautious hope

The defense chief added that Japan would continue its own joint exercises with the USA and would stick to plans to boost its defense against the ballistic missile threat from the North. "A leader I can do business with" under a picture of Trump and Kim shaking hands. Washington and Seoul are security allies, with around 30,000 USA troops st...

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  • What the Supreme Court Voter Purge Ruling Means
What the Supreme Court Voter Purge Ruling Means

In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled OH could continue to remove individuals from voter rolls if they had not voted in two federal elections and have not responded to a confirmation notice or update their registration. If they respond, they are maintained on the voter rolls, he said . Minnesota voters needn't worry about having their names purged ...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan's first major royal tour confirmed
Prince Harry and Meghan's first major royal tour confirmed

The Los Angeles native broke protocol by wearing an off-the-shoulder, blush pink dress by Carolina Herrera, which she styled with a matching Philip Treacy hat. Meghan Markle's first Trooping the Colour celebration. Like her sister-in-law the Duchess of Cambridge , whatever she wears quickly flies off the shelves as people rush to copy her s...

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  • Italy, Malta must allow disembarkation of stranded migrants
Italy, Malta must allow disembarkation of stranded migrants

On Monday afternoon, Spain offered to allow the migrant-rescue ship to dock at the port of Valencia "to help avert a humanitarian catastrophe, " though it remained unclear whether or not the ship was able to make the journey to Valencia. Salvini took this a chance to remind that other European countries have been defending their borders without m...

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  • US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue
US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue

Embassy staff in Cuba, the State Department said Wednesday. The State Department has so far confirmed that 24 people were affected by what officials have said are attacks on US workers in Cuba. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, which has partly rolled back a detente with Cuba, first charged diplomats were the victims of "sonic ...

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  • Alice Marie Johnson released from prison, thanks Trump for commuting sentence
Alice Marie Johnson released from prison, thanks Trump for commuting sentence

Alice Marie Johnson thanked President Donald Trump on Thursday for commuting her life sentence and said it was divine intervention that made Kim Kardashian appeal to the commander-in-chief on her behalf. Now free, Kim is planning on meeting with Alice Marie Johnson face to face after she was initially moved by her story via Twitter . "S...

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  • Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7
Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7

And while his critics say Trump is suspiciously soft on Putin, the president told reporters Friday: "I have been Russia's worst nightmare". Professor Zhu Feng, director of Nanjing University's Institute of International Studies, also said the award was a clear signal to the United States that if it increased pressure on both countries, it...

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  • Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation
Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation

Trump, speaking on the South Lawn before boarding the Marine One helicopter, said that while "I have been Russia's worst nightmare..." "Trump said he was attending the G7 summit to "[straighten] out unfair Trade Deals" with Canada , France and other close us allies, he tweeted early Friday.

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  • Crocodile mauls pastor to death during baptism ceremony at lake
Crocodile mauls pastor to death during baptism ceremony at lake

But they were unable to prevent the crocodile from escaping, it has been reported. The Lonely Planet warns the crocodiles can be aggressive towards people and animals because the lake has few fish. A baptism in Ethiopia took a terrible turn when a crocodile jumped out of a lake and grabbed a pastor who was conducting a mass baptism. A water...

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  • California in spotlight as USA voters cast ballots in primaries
California in spotlight as USA voters cast ballots in primaries

The president's support may have rallied the Republican base around the candidate, getting Cox over the primary hurdle, but the association might hurt in the general election where the Republican candidate needs to win over more moderate voters, said former Republican strategist Bill Whalen, a research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution.

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  • India's GDP grows 7.7 pc in Q4, retains fastest growing economy tag
India's GDP grows 7.7 pc in Q4, retains fastest growing economy tag

However, we expect tighter financing conditions, rising oil prices and slower investments in the run-up to elections to slow GDP growth later in the year. The rate is higher against 5.6 percent, 6.3 percent and 7.0 percent respectively, in the first three quarters, Q1, Q2 and Q3 of 2017-18. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

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  • Taliban 'talking and fighting,' says U.S. commander in Afghanistan
Taliban 'talking and fighting,' says U.S. commander in Afghanistan

Gunmen in Kabul , the capital, attacked the heavily fortified Interior Ministry, battling security forces for more than two hours before the assault was suppressed. The group views the Afghan government as weak, divided and unable to make decisions on big issues, including the full withdrawal of US/Nato forces, releasing their prisoners and the re...

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  • STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain
STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain

Residents in Old Fort, Pleasant Gardens and areas of Marion were also evacuated for flooding and landslides as rivers and creeks breeched their banks and threatened homes and lives. "They are already at full pond and that much more rainfall entering the reservoir there could cause significant risky flooding". She said emergency personnel were not...

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