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Saying no to a hard Brexit

In short, in spite of his evil nature, Corbyn "won" because May was bad. She shied away from debates with the leader of the Labour party and avoided contact with the media and the ordinary voters during the campaign . Between them these two pro-Brexit parties garnered more than 82 per cent of the total votes cast. This is shown by recent government u-turns on pensions and education, and even more remarkably in its message that austerity is no longer the cornerstone of its economic approach. Read More »

US Navy Says Bodies of Sailors Found on Ship

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The ACX Crystal weighs 29,060 tons and is 222 meters (730 feet) long, the coast guard said, much larger than the 8,315-ton Navy destroyer. The bodies are being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka . Two berthing spaces, a machinery room and the radio room were damaged and began taking in water after the destroyer was rammed mid-right side of the ship. Read More »

Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

The Resolute Support, the global training mission to Afghanistan , announced on its Twitter feed that seven United States service members were wounded, adding that there were no U.S. "US soldiers have been wounded". Immediately after the shooting, the Taliban issued a statement praising the attack but didn't claim responsibility. Read More »

Warriors will do whatever it takes to retain Stephen Curry

They took advantage of last summer's cap spike better than anyone could have imagined and now the rest of the league has to catch up to them. Golden State Warriors players and coaches celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Trophy. (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017. Read More »

More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Some 600 firefighters were trying to put out the fires, which started Saturday. "I am completely stunned by the number of deaths". "The priority now is to save those people who could still be in danger". Officials were not immediately able to comment on the extent of the damage. Spain dispatched two water-bombing planes on Sunday morning to aid the Portuguese fire service on the ground, Costa said. Read More »

Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots

Supporting Hamas against its struggle to emancipate the Palestinian territories from the clutches of Israel is legitimate and can not be equated with terrorism. The incident also comes as the Gulf faces one of its worst diplomatic crises in years. Riyadh sealed its border, closed its air space to Qatari Airways and - along with Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt - severed diplomatic relations. Read More »

Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Soldiers in Nangarhar

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The Afghan soldier also died after launching the attack in the country's eastern Nangarhar province, said a spokesman for the provincial governor. Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan . Airstrikes by United States warplanes have risen significantly over the last few months as President Donald Trump and other foreign leaders come under pressure to commit more troops. Read More »

Ronaldo not letting tax talk get to him - Silva

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing Real officials said on Thursday that they were confident that he had acted legally. Ronaldo's wages are likely to be out of reach for most clubs. As well as return to United , Ronaldo has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Calderon thinks a lucrative move outside of Europe is not an option at this stage of his career. Read More »

Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin was among an expected 60,000-plus crowd in a $750 million new stadium . Federation Internationale de Football Association secretary general Fatma Samoura said Friday that curbing problems now is "exactly the whole purpose" of anti-discrimination work at the World Cup rehearsal tournament. Read More »

Jared Kushner's business record is under investigation

Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Rosenstein himself became embroiled in controversy in May after the Post published a report stating hethreatened to quit his post because he refused to take the fall for firing former FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Spicer: Trump Has 'Fairly Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel

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Germany was particularly discomfited, and Merkel wasted no time in warning German voters that the United States can no longer be relied upon as before. that is, morally speaking, a crime on our part", Modi said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel . President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted Germany for its trade practices and what he views as its shortchanging of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, further weakening a partnership widely viewed as key to ... Read More »

US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

The new Russian Federation sanctions also requires the White House to get a congressional review if it attempts to relax, suspend or terminate Russian Federation sanctions. The Republican-led Senate unanimously approved a measure emphasizing the importance of NATO's mutual defense pact, a not-so-subtle dig at President Donald Trump . Read More »

US President investigated for potential obstruction of justice

US President Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter over reports he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, saying he is the victim of a " witch hunt ". But Feinstein's push to pursue whether obstruction of justice was at play brought a swift objection from the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, who sits on the Judiciary Committee. Read More »

Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner's business dealings

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Texas Rep. Mike Conaway, the Republican leading the House committee's Russia inquiry, announced that former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will appear to "answer questions related to Russian active measures ". In recent days, there have been major rumors that the president was thinking about firing Mueller. Mueller's move came after Comey said in his June 8 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee that he intentionally handed over his memos, detailing each conversation he ... Read More »

Protesters storm govt offices as London fire toll hits 30

Mr Cundy said the victims included one person who had died in hospital. "I'm able to say at this point in time at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire ", he said. After a turbulent three months which has seen three militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", in a message on her official birthday. Read More »

India, Pakistan asked to give their position to ICJ in Jadhav case

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Similarly, Pakistan has been asked by the court to complete its submission by December 13 this year, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. "The court will see if there is a requirement for further submissions" from either party, and then decide the date for the next hearing, Baglay said. Read More »

Trump Accuses Qatar of Funding Terrorism at a 'Very High Level'

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In severing diplomatic ties with its Gulf neighbor on Monday, Riyadh accused Doha of supporting groups including some backed by Iran. Analysts say the current crisis is in part an extension of a 2014 dispute, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recalled their ambassadors from Doha over Qatari support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

Mueller's expanding probe ups stakes for Trump

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Trump himself took aim Friday at the senior Justice Department official responsible for appointing Mueller, accusing him on Twitter of leading a "Witch Hunt". Who is Robert Mueller , and what will he do? The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. Read More »

New post office passport kendras at Idukki and Chengannur soon

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The Ministry of External Affairs and the Department of Posts are working closely for the operationalization of passport related services at the remaining 34 such Kendras in the first phase. The "Know India Programme" (KIP) is a flagship initiative for engagement of the Diaspora, which familiarises Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India, through a 21-25 days orientation programme organised by the MEA. Read More »

Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman

The Saudi armed forces and military capabilities are at the best standards, and they have successfully participated overseas including at Incirlik air base in Turkey for combating terrorism and protecting security and stability in the region, the source added. Read More »

Pound pauses ahead of Brexit talks and Theresa May's DUP deal

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". Despite the uncertainty over her ability to govern, May had confirmed that Brexit negotiations - expected to be the most complex global talks Britain has held for decades - would begin as planned next week. Read More »