• 'Stuttering John' pranks Trump on Air Force One
'Stuttering John' pranks Trump on Air Force One

I was just talking in my Long Island accent", Melendez tells CNN . During the audio clip, the voice that sounds like Trump congratulates whom he believed was Senator Menendez on his federal corruption case. Speaking to the United States broadcaster, the comedian expressed disbelief that some longshot calls to the White House switchbo...

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  • Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Arizona
Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Arizona

Todd jumped into harm's way to protect Godwin and was bitten in the face in the process. "He jumped right in front of my leg were I surely would have got bit". After a visit to the local animal hospital the young golden retriever is expected to make a full recovery. "This is what a hero looks like". But that attractive morning would take a scary ...

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  • North Korea steps up production of fuel for nuclear weapons
North Korea steps up production of fuel for nuclear weapons

Over the weekend, separate reports citing US officials seemed to confirm what so many experts have long feared - that despite the overtures and sunny proclamations made at the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Pyongyang probably has little interest in dismantling its nuclear program.

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  • Girl dies after jumping castle explodes on popular United Kingdom beach
Girl dies after jumping castle explodes on popular United Kingdom beach

She also said that lifeguards had performed CPR for 15 minutes at the beach. "Her family are obviously distressed, we can not imagine what they are going through and our specially trained officers are with them and will be with them for as long as they need them".

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  • Germany's Merkel says wants CDU/CSU allies to continue working together
Germany's Merkel says wants CDU/CSU allies to continue working together

The CSU tried for weeks to get Mrs Merkel to agree to reject asylum seekers at the border if they had already registered in other countries or to get a similar deal from the European Union by 1 July. The German leader would not comment Sunday on the outcome of the talks. The dispute has raised the possibility of an end to Germany's decades-old co...

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  • Michael Cohen says 'first loyalty' is to 'family and country' - not Trump
Michael Cohen says 'first loyalty' is to 'family and country' - not Trump

Michael Cohen also told George Stephanopoulos that he would defer to his new lawyer, Guy Petrillo, if federal prosecutors charge him with anything in their investigation. "My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will", Cohen told ABC. Cohen was also asked how he might respond if the president or his legal team came aft...

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  • I 'probably won't' ask Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade
I 'probably won't' ask Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade

Wade that legalizes abortion. During the same interview, Collins said there are individuals on President Donald Trump's shortlist who she would not support , citing their alleged "disrespect" for stare decisis . "And that'll happen automatically, in my opinion , because I am putting pro-life justices on the court". Republicans hold a na...

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  • Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave
Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

The group, which typically carries out land search and rescue operations, also has experience diving in flooded caves. Australia's foreign affairs, defence and home affairs ministers said in a joint statement late on Saturday that Australia was working closely with the Thai government and the Royal Thai Army, who are leading the search operation....

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  • EU Leaders Reach Breakthrough Deal On Migrants
EU Leaders Reach Breakthrough Deal On Migrants

Speaking to reporters at 5 a.m. (0300 GMT), she said it was a good signal that leaders had been able to agree a common text, but acknowledged the bloc still had "a lot of work to do to bridge the different views". Whether they will be given the opportunity to apply for asylum is uncertain. For Angela Merkel , these agreements are important for the...

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  • Dem senator: 'Abolishing ICE will accomplish nothing' unless we change Trump's policies
Dem senator: 'Abolishing ICE will accomplish nothing' unless we change Trump's policies

Lawmakers and the public alike have grown increasingly alarmed over the agency's operations as ICE officers under the Trump administration , including forcibly separating children from their parents; conducting aggressive raids in private homes; detaining a man whose green card application was underway; and pressuring a spokesperson to lie...

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  • Thousands Hit Downtown LA Streets For Immigration Protest
Thousands Hit Downtown LA Streets For Immigration Protest

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their families as a result of the policy, according to the Department of Homeland Security . Activists gathered in front of the White House on Saturday to make their point against the immigration policies that have led to the separation of families from their children.

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  • Varadkar: Brexit proposals can not involve cherry-picking EU's four freedoms
Varadkar: Brexit proposals can not involve cherry-picking EU's four freedoms

EU leaders said British government divisions were endangering a divorce deal, while Britain accused the EU of taking an inflexible attitude to security that could make Europeans less safe. At the heart of the Brexit impasse is a split within May's Conservative administration about how close a relationship to seek with the European Union after Brexi...

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  • Israel deploys border reinforcements as Syrians flee strikes
Israel deploys border reinforcements as Syrians flee strikes

He said he was in touch with the White House. Israel has been delivering enormous amounts of humanitarian aid to the displaced civilians, with a special "good neighbor" unit cutting across the border every two nights, give or take. "They also asked [the opposition] to put the people on the regime's detention list on trial", Jabawi said. "The ...

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  • Trump Says Will Raise Election Meddling With Putin in Helsinki Meeting
Trump Says Will Raise Election Meddling With Putin in Helsinki Meeting

Other topics on the table are Ukraine, Syria, Crimea and issues involving former President Barack Obama. Trump's praise of Putin as a strong leader and his stated desire to forge better relations with Russian Federation are of concern to critics.

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  • US Senator Collins says won't support anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee
US Senator Collins says won't support anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee

Collins is among small group of US senators whose support is seen as crucial to securing the confirmation of a new Supreme Court Justice following the retirement announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy . "And that would indicate to me a failure to respect precedent, a fundamental tenet of our judicial system", Collins continued. "I guarantee you...

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  • 48 killed after overcrowded bus plunges into ravine in India
48 killed after overcrowded bus plunges into ravine in India

The 28-seater bus, which was travelling from Bhoan to Ramnagar, was carrying around double the amount of passengers, officials said. "The accident occurred near Gween village , close to Dhumakot, when the bus on way to Ramnagar fell into a 200-metre deep gorge killing 45 persons on the spot and leaving 13 injured", Pauri SP Jagat Ram Joshi told...

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  • US, China discuss denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula
US, China discuss denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

On Sunday, Pompeo told CNN he would not put a timeline on negotiations for North Korea's denuclearization , contradicting a senior defense official who said Washington would soon present a timeline to North Korea with "specific asks". Despite North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un pledging to denuclearize in a recent summit with President Trump ...

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  • CNN anchors break into laughter over prank call to Trump
CNN anchors break into laughter over prank call to Trump

This insider says the call was routed to Trump by Kushner and not routed through the office of legislative affairs, which has absolutely no record of Senator Menendez trying to call the president . Later, when the White House made inquiries with Menendez's office about the conversation Trump thought he had with him on Thursday, the senat...

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  • Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies
Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies

The epicentre of the demonstration was Lafayette Square, near the White House in Washington D.C., where scores of citizens are demanding immediate reunification of migrant families and calling for an end to family separations and detentions.

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  • Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on N. Korea
Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on N. Korea

After their meeting, Onodera said they agreed to continue joint military exercises and reinforce the response capability of the U.S. -Japan alliance. In both Japan and South Korea-which are within reach of the North's proven short- and medium-range ballistic missiles -concern has been expressed that Washington could agree a deal that removed th...

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