• Parents still fighting for Charlie Gard's treatment
Parents still fighting for Charlie Gard's treatment

Charlie's parents had sought to bring him to the United States for experimental treatment but his doctors at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital disagreed, saying it could not save him and was not in his best interest. He said seven global experts had supported the treatment the couple wanted Charlie to have. Thank you again for your continued...

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  • Raw: Mosul Residents Flee as Fighting Continues
Raw: Mosul Residents Flee as Fighting Continues

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has congratulated the country's armed forces for the victorious eight-month battle to liberate Mosul from three years of jihadist rule. Iraqi government forces have been rooting out the last few pockets of resistance in Iraq's second largest city over the past number of days. Key dates in the offensive again...

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  • Man arrested at Liverpool airport over Manchester Arena attack
Man arrested at Liverpool airport over Manchester Arena attack

A police spokesman said: 'A man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the attack at Manchester Arena. A MAN has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bomb blast just one day after cops said others were involved in the attack.

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  • President Trump commemorating 1944 Warsaw anti-Nazi uprising
President Trump commemorating 1944 Warsaw anti-Nazi uprising

As U.S. investigations into Russia's meddling move ahead, Trump is under intense scrutiny for how he handles his first face-to-face session with Putin. He said he and Mr. Trump had discussed, among many other security issues, the looming "Zapad 17" military exercises to be carried out by Russian Federation in the autumn in neighboring Belar...

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  • India 'misleading the public' on Sikkim standoff: China
India 'misleading the public' on Sikkim standoff: China

His comments came after weeks of sabre-rattling in New Delhi and Beijing , as officials from both sides talk up a potential clash even bloodier than their 1962 war that left thousands dead. Following the face-off, China last week suspended the pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet where Indians travel via the Nathu La Pass, which has been sh...

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  • Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall
Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall

Meanwhile, U.S. officials will soon confront the challenge of raising the debt ceiling to continue to fund the government. The Fed voted in June to raise short-term rates by a quarter point to a range of 1 to 1.25 percent, the third quarter in a row the bank has lifted rates.

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  • China's Xi Warns Trump about 'Negative' Parts of Relationship
China's Xi Warns Trump about 'Negative' Parts of Relationship

The Trump Administration is losing patience with China's failure to stop North Korea's nuclear program, and two signals last week were new USA sanctions on Chinese aiding the North and a $1.4 billion arms sale to Taiwan. Xi Jinping and Donald Trump have discussed the denuclearization of North Korea, the improvement of commercial ties, but not t...

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  • Maryland will not forward voter data to Trump's voter integrity commission
Maryland will not forward voter data to Trump's voter integrity commission

The Associated Press reported over the weekend that no state had so far said it would provide all of the requested data - which includes data kept in some states, but not in others, such as party affiliations and felony convictions. "For Republican election administrators, this is a federalism issue". The commission "at worse is a tool to commit la...

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  • Nitish Kumar: Congress a big party, should set Opposition agenda
Nitish Kumar: Congress a big party, should set Opposition agenda

But, on the other hand, Congress leaders in Bihar are miffed with Nitish's digs at the party, which according to them, are doing more harm than good. there is only shadow reporting". When asked about GST and his attendance in the midnight GST session, Nitish said, "We have always supported GST". He cited the Bihar example to support his asser...

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  • USA destroyer sails near disputed island in South China Sea
USA destroyer sails near disputed island in South China Sea

The Trump Administration has also made no secret of the fact he is disappointed with China over their failure to more effectively confront North Korea over their nuclear weapons and missile testing programs. "All operations are conducted in accordance with global law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever worl...

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  • At least 18 dead in trio of vehicle bombings in Damascus
At least 18 dead in trio of vehicle bombings in Damascus

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people near Damascus' central square as authorities said they had prevented two other similar attacks aimed at crowds returning to school and work after a major Muslim holiday. Such attacks have been relatively rare in Damascus, the seat of power for President Bashar Assad . Rami Abdul-Rahman, head of Syrian ...

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  • Thousands Protest For Democracy As Beijing Issues Strong Warning To Hong Kong
Thousands Protest For Democracy As Beijing Issues Strong Warning To Hong Kong

After 156 years being a colony, the city returned under the sovereignty of the Mother Country. Each morning, a white-shirted army of bankers fills the crosswalks of Hong Kong , stopping and starting in unison to the ubiquitous chirping of the city's crosswalk signals, a sound eerily reminiscent of a Las Vegas slot machine room.

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  • Gunman opens fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York City
Gunman opens fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York City

The New York City mayor tweeted saying he was aware of the situation. Shots rang out on the 16th floor of Bronx Lebanon Hospital in Morris Heights about 2:45 p.m. Aerial footage of the scene showed the hospital surrounded by police cars and fire trucks. Police said there could be more victims but they are now searching the area floor by floor.

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  • A look at some of the texts sent to Jimmy Butler
A look at some of the texts sent to Jimmy Butler

He spoke of the importance of earning the trust of his teammates with hard work and referenced his past trials and tribulations, which included he and his brother fending for themselves for a time when Dunn was nine years old and their mother was in and out of jail at times.

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  • Two Former Press Secretaries Have Some Advice For Sean Spicer
Two Former Press Secretaries Have Some Advice For Sean Spicer

In a new era of pre-dawn tweets by the chief executive and myriad changes in media technology, we recognize that numerous traditions of presidential communications may change. After several such outbursts by Acosta, another reporter asked Spicer about the White House's decision. The White House has appeared to adopt a communications strategy of...

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  • White House: Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit
White House: Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit

But other aides cautioned that appearing close to Putin would present an optics challenge to a President under a cloud of controversy over the Russian meddling. The meeting will also come as Congress considers legislation that would impose economic penalties against Russian Federation and Iran, legislation that has stalled after it cleared the Sena...

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  • Gulf Crisis: Congress to Suspend Arm Sales to Gulf Countries, Senate Member
Gulf Crisis: Congress to Suspend Arm Sales to Gulf Countries, Senate Member

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain ― huge consumers of American military technology ― cut off ties with Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support for terror and ties to Iran . Corker's pledge to halt arms sales comes a day after Tillerson said that numerous demands would "be very hard for Qatar to meet". They also imposed a trad...

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  • Oil-focused funds lose big on falling crude prices
Oil-focused funds lose big on falling crude prices

Oil in NY and London tumbled into a bear market last week on concerns that expanding global supply will counter the impact of output cuts from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners including Russian Federation. "It will depend on the weekly USA inventory data". "It has moved a long way in response to that news, maybe we...

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  • Authorities kill shark scaring tourists in Mallorca of Spain
Authorities kill shark scaring tourists in Mallorca of Spain

Elsewhere in the Balearics an eight-foot blue shark managed to beach and then free itself within five minutes in Illetas, which is close to Magaluf, on Saturday. Lifeguards raised red flags to clear holidaymakers out of the sea, before the Guardia Civil were seen searching the area. However, last year there were reports a 40-year-old man was bit...

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  • Maverick 'Sun City' prison officials may be stripped of duties
Maverick 'Sun City' prison officials may be stripped of duties

In a press conference, the department condemned the incident, and said it would investigate the matter and those found to be guilty would face the consequences. A number of pictures of scantily clad women dancing with inmates of the jail appeared on social media over the weekend and today the Department confirmed the pictures were taken at one of t...

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