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'Suspected North Korea drone spied on United States anti-missile system'


In a speech marking South Korea's Memorial Day last Tuesday, President Moon honored national heroes and veterans, including those who fought in the Vietnam War. The Sony digital camera aboard the drone had hundreds of photos stored, though most of the images were of various agricultural areas in South Korea, according to the report. Read More »

More Kathy Griffin shows cancelled as backlash over beheaded Trump video grows


Ever since she was contacted by the U.S. Secret Service about the matter, Griffin has retained a lawyer as her defense. The 56-year-old comedian was accompanied by victims rights attorney Lisa Bloom as Griffin shared her reasoning behind the photo, how it has affected her career and how she feels bullied by the president and the federal government. Read More »

Britain's Brexit Minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

The Prime Minister did not mention the ongoing deliberations as she addressed MPs but called on Parliament to "come together in a spirit of national unity" to deal with the challenges facing the country. As Mrs Foster met with her MPs in Westminster, she said: "The future's bright", prompting Ian Paisley junior to respond: "The future's orange". But "being seen to be the prime minister" could help "shore up her authority at home", according to Colin Talbot, professor of government at the ... Read More »

Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey


Attorney General Jeff "I Hate Weed" Sessions will testify in a public hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. Comey accused the Republican president of trying to get him to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and fired him to undermine the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea

Despite the increasingly hostile US-North Korean relationship, the Warmbiers said they were encouraged by US President Donald Trump's willingness to improve relations with North Korea . Rodman has traveled to North Korea before, though he has been criticized for comments he made on previous trips. Any visit to North Korea by a high-profile American is a political minefield. Read More »

Sanjay Dutt Case: Mumbai High Court Slams Government


Maharashtra Government released the actor on the name of good conduct. While serving his prison term, Dutt shot into headlines frequently for getting paroles or furloughs - totaling to approximately over four months, for tending to his ill wife, for his daughter's surgery, etc. Read More »

Saudi king and Putin speak about Qatar crisis

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is now in the Gulf for a series of meetings, on Monday "urged all sides (to) refrain from any further escalation and to engage in mediation efforts". However, Qatar was a member of a Saudi-led coalition bombing the Houthis in Yemen. Senegal, Chad and Niger recalled their ambassadors from Doha. The United Arab Emirates and Qatar have always been major proponents of open-skies policies, which remove restrictions on flying between states. Read More »

UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed


It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union, given Northern Ireland's 56% Remain vote and the DUP's desire not to see a return to a hard border with Ireland . Read More »

Democrats join hands with Republican Rand to oppose Saudi arms deal


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will vote against a $510 million U.S. -Saudi deal for precision-guided munitions sale, nearly assuring Democrats will oppose the deal as a bloc. Both Schumer and Cardin voted to dispose of that disapproval resolution, which was over a separate Saudi arms sale approved under the Obama administration. Read More »

Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland


England remain top of Group F in World Cup qualifying, with Scotland three places and six points below them. "I felt we controlled the game for large parts and eventually opened the scoring with about 20 minutes left". The Celtic man added: "I am delighted to get off the mark for Scotland , in what could have been a great win, but in the end this could be a great point for us". Read More »

Jaitley to meet PSB chiefs today to assess NPA situation


Of these, 18 cases have been initiated by financial creditors. The committee narrowed the list to 12 by focusing on accounts owing more than 50 billion rupees ($777.2 million), where 60 percent or more of the loan had been already classified as non-performing by banks as of March 31, 2016.Those 12 accounts were identified based on "objective, non-discretionary criterion" outlined by an internal advisory committee , the RBI said in a statement. Read More »

'Suspected North Korea drone spied on U.S. anti-missile system'


South Korea and the USA agreed past year to deploy the THAAD unit in response to the North's relentless development of its ballistic missiles. After North Korean military provocations, Trump has increasingly looked to Beijing, as China is responsible for 90% of North Korea's outside trade and could collapse its economy in a matter of days . Read More »

Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey


As many as 19.5 million Americans - excluding digital audiences - tuned in to watch former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's public Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 8. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told PBS NewsHour on Monday that the president was weighing whether to fire the special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller . Read More »

Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects

Iran's Intelligence Ministry also identified five extremists who attacked the Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday and confirmed that they had fought for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. Read More »

Fights, arrests as anti-Sharia groups clash with counterprotesters

Protesters marched against Sharia law across the country Saturday, June 10th. Then the two groups merged, with both sides eventually sharing the same street corner, but not the same ideas. Protesters who say they oppose Islamic law and counter-protesters shouted at each other from behind police barriers in Chicago in one of several such protests nationwide. Read More »

Twitter reacts to the shock hung parliament result


The outcome leaves May on Saturday battling to unite different factions in her party and reliant on the 10 seats of socially-conservative Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party parliamentarians just nine days before the United Kingdom begins negotiating its departure from the EU. Read More »

Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

In a statement released to media Monday night, Guterres referred to the "displacement" of hundreds of thousands of "Palestinians and Syrians" but focused on what he said was a heavy humanitarian and development burden on "the Palestinian people". Read More »

Ryan: Trump should let Mueller do his job

Chris Ruddy , the Newmax CEO and Florida pal of Donald Trump , says the president is considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller . Mueller was appointed to the position by Deputy Attorney General Ron Rosenstein on May 17, less than one week after Trump abruptly and without warning fired FBI Director James Comey - and subsequently admitted in a televised interview that he had "this Russian Federation thing" in mind when he made a decision to fire the widely respected FBI head. Read More »

President Trump: James Comey Leak Was 'Very Cowardly'

In Senate testimony, Comey said he wrote records of his conversations with Trump "immediately" after they took place - something he did not do with Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama - because he was concerned Trump might "lie". Read More »

Under-fire Hart to sit out France game

Seaman said he believed Hart, who is out of favour at Manchester City , "deserves" to kickstart his career at "a good Premier League club". Our ambition with our friendly matches is to play the best possible teams - we've done that by playing Spain and Germany already. Read More »

Tory leadership contest would be 'very unwise', says Owen Paterson

In the early hours of Friday morning, Sturgeon admitted the poor results meant she would need to "reflect" on the appetite for a referendum. The Scottish Conservative leader has called for the SNP to scrap proposals for a fresh independence referendum which she branded "a massive political miscalculation". Read More »

'100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

According to the report, the complaint will focus on Comey's testimony that he shared memos about his conversations with Trump with a friend, whom he also asked to pass the information to a reporter. "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time", Trump told reporters. " Who would do that? ". Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. Read More »

LCD Soundsystem Scoff at Rhino Reissues: '[We] Aren't Announcing S


It was reported that Rhino Records would be reissuing LCD Soundsystem's self-titled debut, third LP This Is Happening and a pair of live releases, 45:33 and London Sessions . Rhino Records' gushing press release inaccurately described the USA band as "one of the freshest sounds on the London underground scene in the early 2000s". Read More »

Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced


The Health Ministry reported that two people died, but the provincial governor said there had only been one death, The U.N. refugee agency at first reported one death but later said nobody had died. Displaced Iraqis receive aid food during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at al-Khazer camp for the internally displaced, located between Erbil and Mosul , on June 5, 2017. Read More »

Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

He added: 'The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties, and you never know in what unpredictable way events will turn out, and we can not know if that impartiality is going to be crucial at some stage in the future'. Read More »

Al Jazeera off the table in any Gulf crisis talks: FM

Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. While expressing solidarity with Saudi Arabia, Sharif said the Gulf kingdom has a very special place in the hearts of Pakistanis. Read More »

Sarfraz the hero as Pakistan squeeze into Champions Trophy semis

Pakistan will return to Sophia Gardens for a last-four clash with England on Wednesday. A Champions Trophy record eighth-wicket partnership of 75 between Sarfraz and Mohammad Amir helped Pakistan over the line with five overs to spare, after a middle-order wobble had threatened their run-chase. Read More »

Kashmir: 9 CRPF personnel injured after grenade attack on camp


Earlier in the afternoon, militants attacked a CRPF camp of 180 bn in village Lariya, Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. "First priority is to evacuate the injured", the spokesperson added. A senior CRPF official in Delhi said the grenade exploded in the area where the troops had gathered for a meal, causing splinter injures to 10 of them. Read More »

Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

The toughest questioning of Comey by GOP lawmakers on the Senate intelligence committee focused more on whether the interactions he described amounted to legal trouble for Trump than on whether he was telling the truth about the nine meetings and phone calls he had with the president. Read More »

Brexit minister Davis says United Kingdom could still walk away with no deal

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Privately, EU officials reacted with consternation that an already tough situation just got tougher. He appears to have done extremely well with young voters - and turnout in their demographic was unusually high . "The most important thing in the aggregate is the trade area". Read More »