• UK Foreign Secretary in bid to persuade Trump to back Iran deal
UK Foreign Secretary in bid to persuade Trump to back Iran deal

The comments from Rouhani came as UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was expected to urge the Trump administration to not "walk away" from the Iran nuclear deal , as diplomatic tensions continue to rise between Tehran and Washington. Rohani warns: "If the US withdraws from this agreement, everyone will soon see that they are extremely regretfu...

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  • Trump's ex-lawyer could have paid other women, says Rudy Giuliani
Trump's ex-lawyer could have paid other women, says Rudy Giuliani

I can prove it's rumor, but I can't prove it's fact. Yet. "I never thought $130,000 was a real payment, it's a nuisance payment". The FBI and federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating whether Cohen may have committed bank fraud in obtaining the credit lines, which some speculate may have been opened in anticipation of hush-money payments t...

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  • USA slams China over 'Orwellian' bid to police airline websites
USA slams China over 'Orwellian' bid to police airline websites

Australia's Qantas Airways said in January it had amended its website to no longer refer to Taiwan and Hong Kong as countries rather than Chinese territories after the CCP issued a similar warning. Those airlines included American carriers, and the White House response on Saturday was swift, reports Reuters . The spat comes shortly after a high-...

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  • Stormy Daniels appears in 'SNL' skit with Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller, more
Stormy Daniels appears in 'SNL' skit with Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller, more

On SNL , Daniels took a call from the president's personal lawyer Michael Cohen - played by comedian Ben Stiller - at the request of Trump, represented by Alec Baldwin . He asserted the payment would have been made "whether he was a candidate or not". When asked Sunday whether Trump knew about the payment to Daniels after the campaign, Giulia...

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  • Holders Australia land Syria, Jordan in Asian Cup draw
Holders Australia land Syria, Jordan in Asian Cup draw

Speaking at the draw, Chhetri said: "The AFC Asian Cup is an enormous opportunity for us and we are looking forward to it". This is only the fourth time India will participate in the Asian Cup. The tough draw came two days after the Azkals were placed in Group B of the AFF Suzuki Cup alongside defending champion Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore a...

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  • Israel troops have wounded 8000 peaceful protesters since 30 March
Israel troops have wounded 8000 peaceful protesters since 30 March

According to figures provided by the United Nations agency, over the past five weeks, five children lost their lives and hundreds more were wounded in largely peaceful protest rallies held along the border with the occupied Palestinian territories.

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  • IN police officer fatally shot; suspect still at large
IN police officer fatally shot; suspect still at large

Joe Watts of the Indiana State Police said of Friday's loss of a police officer. Adamson says the suspect in that homicide shot the officer. Patrolman Pitts was wounded and later died at Terre Haute Regional hospital. Upon finding the man, police did call for a medic. Terre Haute police and officers from other agencies surrounded the building i...

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  • Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts
Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts

Meanwhile in the U.S., Americans have embraced Cinco de Mayo as an opportunity to celebrate the heritage and culture of the neighboring country, but it has also taken on its own life. That makes it ideal for both Cinco de Mayo and baseball season. The celebration spread as Hispanic culture grew in the USA, getting a commercial boost in the 1980...

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  • Iowa Just Banned Abortions For Any Baby With A Heartbeat
Iowa Just Banned Abortions For Any Baby With A Heartbeat

For me, it is immoral to stop an innocent beating heart. Reynolds has no documentary evidence or other records explaining why she ordered the abrupt firing of longtime ally Iowa Finance Authority director David Jamison, who was accused of workplace sexual harassment, her office says.

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  • Anti-North Korean activists scuffle with South Korean police near border
Anti-North Korean activists scuffle with South Korean police near border

Moon underscored that the "successful summit has reached broad consensuses on improving the inter-Korean relations, promoting the denuclearization of the Peninsula and establishing a peace mechanism". In 1958, the USA stationed tactical nuclear weapons aimed at the North in South Korea. The North Korean defectors do not trust Kim's intentions and...

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  • Trump orders military to prepare options for possible Korean troop drawdown
Trump orders military to prepare options for possible Korean troop drawdown

China is North Korea's most important economic and diplomatic backer, despite its anger at the North's repeated nuclear and missile tests, and its support for strong United Nations sanctions against the North. "We are working to see USA citizens who are detained in North Korea come home as soon as possible". Wang's visit, which was to end Thurs...

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  • German-Palestinian group blasts Abbas for Holocaust denial, anti-Semitism
German-Palestinian group blasts Abbas for Holocaust denial, anti-Semitism

In a statement , Fatah rejected the allegation, saying that "anti-Semitism is not in line with our movement's ethics and culture". Mahmoud Abbas addressing the Palestinian National Council. The Palestinian president said that the best evidence for this claim is that Jews were not persecuted in the Arab countries where they used to live.

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  • Senior Conservative Brexiteers deliver customs 'ultimatum' to Theresa May
Senior Conservative Brexiteers deliver customs 'ultimatum' to Theresa May

The new Home Secretary has rejected Theresa May's plans for a customs partnership with the European Union just three days into the job, leaving Eurosceptics increasingly confident that they have killed off the plans. Others present disputed that anything had been that final. Her spokesman added: "Work has been ongoing on two options". While t...

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  • Scores dead as high-intensity squall hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan
Scores dead as high-intensity squall hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Dust storm in Rajasthan's Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, killed 31 people and injured another 100, officials said . Several electrical poles came down, disrupting power supply. Hemant Gera, head of Rajasthan's Disaster Management and Relief Department said emergency services are on alert and that people should not sleep outdoors.

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  • MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured
MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured

The incident occurred as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the Jewish holiday in Stamford Hill. Dramatic footage shows a fire about to be lit, as revellers sing in the background just metres away last night. Hatzola , a Jewish volunteer ambulance service in London , worked alongside London Ambulance Service to treat victims. T...

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  • U.S. trade delegation arrives in China for high-stakes tariff talks
U.S. trade delegation arrives in China for high-stakes tariff talks

Top US and Chinese officials kicked off crucial trade talks Thursday in Beijing but both sides sought to dampen expectations for a quick resolution to a heated dispute between the world's two largest economies. "The gap is wide and deep between the Chinese economic model, based on strengthening state-owned and state-influenced enterprises charact...

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  • Oil prices fall on rising USA crude inventories, record production
Oil prices fall on rising USA crude inventories, record production

As refineries came back online, and crude inventories in the USA drained down from extraordinary heights, WTI prices rose and converged closer to Brent. South Korea and Japan are Iran's other key customers in Asia where 60 percent of Iranian oil is exported. China and India alone imported around 1.4 million barrels a day of Iranian oil in April...

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  • Tiger Woods 'Looked Great,' Dru Love Says Ahead Of Comeback
Tiger Woods 'Looked Great,' Dru Love Says Ahead Of Comeback

Jason Day returns to Quail Hollow looking for revenge. In solo events , Rory has made his last ten cuts - his most consistent run in a decade - registering three top-20s along the way including fifth at the Valspar. Woods, 42, said it felt great to shut things down after Augusta National, where he finished 16 shots back of champion Patrick R...

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  • Trump honors crew of ill-fated Southwest Airlines Flight 1380
Trump honors crew of ill-fated Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

A bank executive from New Mexico, Jennifer Riordan, was killed when an engine blade broke and shattered a window. "The actions of the crew and passengers of Southwest Flight 1380 shows the great character of our nation", Trump said. However, she and first officer Darren Ellisor, who were hailed by passengers as "heroes", released a statement to c...

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  • Pence's doctor alerted WH aides about Ronny Jackson concerns last fall
Pence's doctor alerted WH aides about Ronny Jackson concerns last fall

The patient was Mike Pence's wife Karen Pence and the conflict started a heated debate between the Pences' doctor and Dr. Ronny Jackson . The Pentagon's announcement came after more than a week of scandal surrounding rear Adm. The White House says the records, covering recent years, disprove the allegations. She further wrote Jackson t...

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  • Tornado watch for most of central Kansas until late Tuesday night
Tornado watch for most of central Kansas until late Tuesday night

Thursday could see a morning and evening round of storms. Even so, another moderate risk will be in place for the northeastern corner of the region, just outside of Topeka, with a slight risk across the rest of northeast Kansas. Some sub severe storms could still hang out over areas north of I-70 and closer to the Kansas-Nebraska border, through th...

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  • São Paulo High Rise Collapses After Huge Fire
São Paulo High Rise Collapses After Huge Fire

Witnesses heard someone calling for help on an upper floor when the building collapsed. At least two others are considered missing, according to a spokesman for the Sao Paulo Fire Department . Seven other buildings were evacuated in the surrounding area. "We struggle so much and now we've lost everything". There wasn't time to take anything.

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  • Sole Armenian premier candidate calls for protests after losing vote
Sole Armenian premier candidate calls for protests after losing vote

For the post of Prime Minister nominated only one candidate Nikol Pashinian . He is the only candidate for this position. He is the only candidate for the post, nominated by his Elk coalition, and insists that only he can rid Armenia of corruption and poverty and conduct free and fair elections.

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  • United States pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis
United States pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis

While avoiding a reference to recent developments in Syria, Ayatollah Khamenei accused Washington of "fomenting feud" in the region, adding, "The Americans are trying to pit the Saudis and some [other] regional countries against the Islamic Republic, while if they (Saudis) have any foresight, they should not be deceived by the USA".

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  • Dominican Republic ambassador makes personal apology over diplomatic cut with Taiwan
Dominican Republic ambassador makes personal apology over diplomatic cut with Taiwan

In response to the switch, Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu announced an immediate "termination of relations" with the Caribbean country, including the end of all assistance and the recall of officials. "The Dominican Republic recognises that there is only one China in the world, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory", it ad...

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