• The Trump Presidency: Trump is due to announce pick for Supreme Court
The Trump Presidency: Trump is due to announce pick for Supreme Court

Trump planned to announce his pick Monday night. Don't worry, the Bush Administration said , we'll make sure there continues to be an African American voice on the Court. Three Senate Democrats voted to confirm Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch , in April 2017: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchi...

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  • British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit crisis
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit crisis

Britain's Secretary of State for Departing the EU David Davis delivers a speech on Britain's security relationship with the EU after Brexit , in London, June 6, 2018. May said the plan would deliver frictionless trade with Europe and was the "only way to avoid a hard border" between the U.K.'s Northern Ireland and European Union member Ireland.

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  • Trump Will Focus on Russia's 'Malign' Activity at Summits, US Officials Say
Trump Will Focus on Russia's 'Malign' Activity at Summits, US Officials Say

The World Cup in Russian Federation has already chalked up 146 goals scored in all of the previous 56 matches (2.61 per match on the average), with the Belgian team scoring the most so far - 12 goals in four games. "The president told me to hold our heads up high and keep going on", he added. The team was ranked 70th in the world by Federatio...

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  • Trump narrows Supreme Court nominee to 4 names ahead of today's announcement
Trump narrows Supreme Court nominee to 4 names ahead of today's announcement

In this case, the Trump nominee will replace Anthony Kennedy , widely regarded as a "swing" vote: Justice Kennedy occasionally drifted left to side with the court's liberals even as his instincts leaned slightly to the right. Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh - a longtime judge and former clerk for Kennedy - questioning ...

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  • Bedroom Police: Iranian Teen Detained over Instagram Dance Videos
Bedroom Police: Iranian Teen Detained over Instagram Dance Videos

After the Friday broadcast, Iranian woman have showed their support for the teenager by posting their own dance videos to hashtags that translate as #dance_to_freedom and #dancing_isn't_a_crime. As in Hojabri's case, Iranian TV did not show the faces of the individuals making the confessions. The arrests at the time highlighted the divides in...

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  • Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt
Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt

The sentence comes after she posted a 10-minute video in which she used profanities to describe her vacation in Cairo where she says she was sexually harassed. The court found her guilty of deliberately spreading false rumors that would harm society, attacking religion and public indecency, sources told Reuters .

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  • Teenager raped for months allegedly by teachers, students in Indian school
Teenager raped for months allegedly by teachers, students in Indian school

The police said they are on the lookout for the others who have been named in her complaint. Reports quoting the girl's complaint said she was raped by three schoolmates in the school lavatory who shot a video of their act and threatened to make it public if she reported the matter to anyone.

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  • South Africa releases Zuma's son on bail after corruption charges
South Africa releases Zuma's son on bail after corruption charges

Zuma agreed to hand in his passport and will make arrangements with the investigating officer if he wants to travel overseas. Local news agencies said lawyer Rudi Krause confirmed Duduzane was processed at the Johannesburg Central police station where he surrendered his passport as part of his bail agreement.

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  • At Least One Person Killed When Helicopter Crashed Into Residential Neighborhood
At Least One Person Killed When Helicopter Crashed Into Residential Neighborhood

Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Virginia State Police reported that search and recovery efforts were ongoing at the scene and that there was one confirmed fatality inside the residential structure. "I just heard a loud 'bam" and the whole house was on fire, ' she said. Brook Sweeney, who lives across the street from a house on fire, told the newspaper...

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  • Giuliani: No Reason for Trump to Consider Pardoning Cohen
Giuliani: No Reason for Trump to Consider Pardoning Cohen

He said an interview with Mueller could be an "attempt to trap him in perjury". And referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's lengthy Russian Federation probe, he added: 'There was no Collusion and the Witch Hunt, headed by 13 Angry Democrats and others who are totally conflicted, is Rigged!' Giuliani said he could envision Trump an...

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  • Duterte vows to quit if shown selfie with God
Duterte vows to quit if shown selfie with God

Duterte said if anyone can say that they have either " been to heaven, talked to God [or] saw him personally ", he would resign as president " tonight ". Duterte has made negative comments about the Catholic church in the past but Palace officials including Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the President was entitled to his "personal ...

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  • North Korea calls denuclearisation talks with USA 'regrettable'
North Korea calls denuclearisation talks with USA 'regrettable'

In criticising the talks with Pompeo, however, the North carefully avoided attacking Trump, saying "we wholly maintain our trust toward President Trump", but also that Washington must not allow "headwinds" against the "wills of the leaders".

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  • Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged, SC rejects review petition
Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged, SC rejects review petition

Their daughter - a physical therapy student who became known as " Nirbhaya " which means "fearless" - had gone to see the "Life of Pi" with a male friend at a popular New Delhi mall cineplex on the night of December 16, 2012 when they boarded a private bus to make their way home to a neighborhood on the outskirts of India's capital city.

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  • Pound and FTSE 100 both edge up after Brexit Secretary Davis resigns
Pound and FTSE 100 both edge up after Brexit Secretary Davis resigns

While May has supported a "softer" exit from the European Union , which leaves room for trade and continued financial ties with the bloc, many conservatives prefer a total break. "Obviously if the Government and the Prime Minister continue to support that very poor offer then I won't have any confidence in the Government or the Prime Minister", Mr...

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  • Car bomb explodes near Somali presidential palace
Car bomb explodes near Somali presidential palace

Police Captain Mohamed Hussein said the attack began on Saturday morning when a suicide auto bomber detonated his explosives at the gate of the interior ministry, located close to the presidential palace and the headquarters of parliament. Another blast occurred at a police building opposite the interior ministry compound. The Somalia-based al-Sh...

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  • David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports
David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports

After the hours-long meeting at Chequers, May seemed to have persuaded the most vocal Brexit campaigners in the cabinet, including Davis, to back her plan to press for "a free trade area for goods" with the European Union and maintain close trade ties.

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  • Teams prepare 'rescue operation' to save boys trapped in Thailand cave
Teams prepare 'rescue operation' to save boys trapped in Thailand cave

The Thai navy SEALs gave the boys crash courses in using diving masks and breathing underwater. Four boys have been rescued after being trapped underground for two weeks in northern Thailand in one of the most complicated rescues the world's best cave divers have seen.

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  • Trump NATO pressure paying dividends in Europe, US envoy says
Trump NATO pressure paying dividends in Europe, US envoy says

The ultimate goal of all the anti-NATO activities planned for the weekend is to emphasize that " NATO was never a peace-defending organization", he said, adding that the threat the bloc poses to global peace and security has only increased over time due to its rampant military build-up - first and foremost on Russia's doorstep.

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  • Ten killed in Turkish train accident
Ten killed in Turkish train accident

State news agency Anadolu said five wagons came off the tracks in a region near the Greek border. "It was a awful accident", DHA quoted her saying. The transport ministry in a statement said officials confirmed that because of heavy rains, the ground beneath the rails subsided away, causing the train to derail.

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  • Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

The move comes on the eve of a major test for the Prime Minister as she faces first the House of Commons and then a potentially stormy meeting of Tory MPs and peers on Monday. "If the Brexit Secretary could not support them they cannot genuinely be delivering Brexit". Ian Lavery, chairman of the main opposition Labour Party, said: "This is absolu...

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