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Gulf countries' impasse will be resolved soon, hopes PM Nawaz

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Turkey's president has criticized the effort by several Arab countries to isolate Qatar over allegations of sponsoring militant groups, comparing the move to a "death penalty" for the small Gulf country. Striking a careful balance, Erdogan stopped short of directly criticising Saudi Arabia's actions but called on Saudi King Salman to show leadership by solving the crisis. Read More »

Sony's annual Playstation press conference at E3 2017

If last year's E3 press conference for Sony is any indication of what's to come during the firm's presentation for 2017, fans tuning into the live stream below ought to expect some big news. Finally, the company can be expected to announce and launch some new titles as well. At at first glance, it looks a lot like an Until Dawn follow up, but until more details about the story line are released, it is too soon to be sure. Read More »

Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

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A murder suspect accused of killing two men during an anti-Muslim rant against two girls on board a train in OR said after the attack "that's what liberalism gets you", according to court documents cited by multiple USA news outlets. Christian faces aggravated murder and other charges. Fletcher who was clutching his neck exited the train as passengers on the platform tried to help him, according to the affidavit. Read More »

Trump Nominates Democrat to Return to FCC Post

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The five-member body of the FCC is now operating with just three members: Republicans Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly, and Democrat Mignon Clyburn. The FCC now has two vacancies, and is facing a third. "We share Jessica's passion for promoting policies that close the digital divide and ensure that all Americans, especially students, have access to the many benefits that the internet offers", Powell added. Read More »

Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the Justice Department's fiscal 2018 budget. He is set to testify hours after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared in the Senate and said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

France, Britain to jointly combat online terrorist threat

Mr Macron said: "Of course the door remains open , always open until the Brexit negotiations come to an end". Britain and France face similar challenges in fighting home-grown Islamic extremism and share similar scars from deadly attacks that rocked London , Manchester and Paris . Read More »

Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

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On the line to talk about all this is NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Sessions initially was scheduled to appear at a hearing about the Justice Department's budget on Tuesday morning. DOJ says the attorney general reminded Comey about the DOJ policy. Questions have arisen about Sessions' own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US. Read More »

Who is first to have sex on Love Island?

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Love Island's Jessica Shears hottest pictures. To mark Jess' 24th birthday, Dom had written her a poem, which he read out in front of their fellow islanders, leading Jess to comment that the romantic ditty would "make any girls' knickers" drop. Read More »

Love Island's Chris Hughes goes naked for Towel Tuesday

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Watch the drama unfold in full in tonight's " Love Island ", airing at 9pm on ITV2. When we're in here people need to be honest. First up was Jessica Shears and Dominic Lever who got romantic in the Hideaway despite the fact Jessica declared her intentions to refrain from sex while on the island only a few days ago. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 2017 parade route and time

However, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, will gladly welcome the Warriors to Washington, D.C. In a tweet Tuesday morning, she said, "I'd be honored to welcome the team to the U.S. And Curry, too. Even LeBron James , celebrating the fight and brilliance they each demonstrated during an entertaining back-and-forth basketball show in this Finals trilogy. Read More »

Scotland will be independent by 2025, says Sturgeon

Yet Labour have consistently opposed a second referendum as well as the idea of supporting independence, leaving many younger voters with split loyalties. Miss Sturgeon has aid she will be part of a "progressive alliance" to lock the Tories out of power. Her net score has fallen by 18 points since September, the last time the question was asked. Read More »

The Senate Intelligence Committee Let Jeff Sessions Off The Hook

Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. ET, keeps the political spotlight on the Russian Federation issue, sidelining President Donald Trump's domestic agenda. Sessions had one major goal - to protect himself after Comey thrust him into the center of the Russian Federation maelstrom. Al Franken, D-Minn., asked Sessions whether he had been in contact with Russian officials during the campaign . Read More »

Cotton: Russia Collusion Claims Like Something Out of a Spy Novel

Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice past year with the Russian ambassador to the United States. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Monday that the president was weighing whether to fire the special counsel now heading up the investigation, former FBI Director Robert Mueller . Read More »

Kamala Harris makes Jeff Sessions "nervous", GOP senators shut her down

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., asked Sessions whether Trump records his conversations in the White House. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign". Asked if he believes Sessions' claims that he could not remember a third meeting with Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak, Heinrich said he wants to see where the investigation goes. Read More »

Remy Ma Ether Nicki Minaj Using Meek Mill At Summer Jam

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Remy has always revered herself as one of the greatest female rappers to date and in a way to basically tell Nicki that she is not, Remy brought out a little help on stage in the form of other "Queens of Hip Hop". Others too, are anxious that the beef with Nicki Minaj has stretched damn too long, tiring everyone one. I mean, I guess it makes since to re-escalate rap beef after a bunch of females MC rock the mic in an industry were our voices are often marginalized? Remy Ma arrives ... Read More »

Burt Ward is 'devastated' at the news of Adam West's death

However, West's era was defined largely by the kitsch and camp endemic to the 1960s, qualities which extended to the rogue's gallery of villains he faced on a weekly basis. Robert Lowery replaced him in 1948 when the serial name was changed to " Batman and Robin". "We were making overstated morality plays for children that adults could watch and enjoy", West told the Los Angeles Times in a 2004 interview. Read More »

Chastain "disturbed" by portrayal of women at Cannes

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Coppola was honored for her work directing " The Beguiled ", a remake of the 1971 Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks shelter at an all-girls boarding school in rural Virginia. Elsewhere, British filmmaker Lynne Ramsay was named the joint victor of best screenplay for " You Were Never Really Here ", while Hollywood star Joaquin Phoenix scooped the Best Actor gong. Read More »

'Major incident' declared as blaze engulfs London tower block

The brigade said a structural engineer had checked the building and determined it was not in danger of collapse and that rescue teams were safe to be inside. London mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement: "There will be a great many questions over the coming days as to the cause of this tragedy and I want to reassure Londoners that we will get all the answers". Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Buries 'The Mummy' At The Box Office

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With Disney's Cars 3 due for release on June 16, next weekend's box office is sure to look different, and there's no doubt that the fifth installment in the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight will once again shake things up after its release on June 21. Read More »

Cameron Diaz gushes over husband: 'I feel so lucky'

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With her latest interview, Diaz has finally cleared out her reasons for choosing to be away from the spotlight . With roles in the likes of The Holiday , There's Something About Mary , The Other Woman , What Happens In Vegas and Charlie's Angels , the actress' megawatt smile, self-deprecating and witty demeanour has helped her cement her Hollywood status and rubbish misogynistic views that a woman can't be both good looking and amusing. Read More »

Patty Jenkins May Have Even More Creative Control in Wonder Woman 2

Well, if you're one of them chompy fans, you'll be glad to know that director Patty Jenkins has been confirmed to be returning for the film's planned sequel as she revealed to EW. Diana, our Wonder Woman , is a 5,000 year old Amazonian princess trained by her aunt to be another warrior. Without getting too much into it, the story could have been better. Read More »